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JMU Fraternity Holds Vigil One Month after Sandy Hook Shootings

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The valley remembers 20 children and six adults killed in Newtown, Connecticut one month ago Monday.

Hundreds of James Madison University students honored the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings Monday night on the commons of JMU's campus. The Delta Upsilon fraternity at JMU organized the vigil.

Five JMU students from Newtown read the names of the victims. One freshman who went to Sandy Hook Elementary School said the vigil gave her the greatest feeling.

"We weren't asking for sympathy. We were just a town in grief trying to move on, trying to cope and then hearing from JMU that they wanted to do something special for us, I mean for our little town, which is like our slice of heaven. It was just heart-warming," said Autumn Jones.

The fraternity is also sending a banner with hundreds of JMU signatures to Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Reported by Tara Todd.

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